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2017 Okanagan Nation Sockeye Salmon Fry Release

WHEN: Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. 9:30am – 11:00am WHERE: Penticton Channel, off Hwy 97 & Green Mountain Road, Penticton, BC. Please drive slowly. Parking will be available along the left side of the Dyke and behind the Save on Gas station. Due to higher than normal water levels we are asking people to be particularly […]

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Pass Creek

Pass (Norms) Creek is the first major tributary to the Columbia River below Hugh Keenleyside Dam adjacent to the town of Castlegar, BC

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Sockeye Fry Release

This ceremonial release of 10,000 Okanagan Sockeye fry takes place by members of the Okanagan Nation and over 430 students from local schools so that kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ (cause to come back) will…

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Wilsey Dam Dredging Sediment Monitoring

Okanagan Nation Alliance and Okanagan Indian Band have installed sediment baskets in the Middle Shuswap River to monitor fine sediment deposits in salmon spawning gravels. Monitoring began in 2016 when BC Hydro conducted dredging at Wilsey Dam.

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